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Old 06-18-2006, 05:41 PM   #1
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Wink How to Instal wireless in Laptop

Hi everyone.

I tried to install wireless driver with different methods find in this forum but not work..

My laptop is Acer Travelmate 4020 and I very new in linux'

00:1e.0 PCI bridge: Intel Corporation 82801 Mobile PCI Bridge (rev d4)
00:1e.2 Multimedia audio controller: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Audio Controller (rev 04)
00:1e.3 Modem: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) AC'97 Modem Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.0 ISA bridge: Intel Corporation 82801FBM (ICH6M) LPC Interface Bridge (rev 04)
00:1f.1 IDE interface: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) IDE Controller (rev 04)
00:1f.3 SMBus: Intel Corporation 82801FB/FBM/FR/FW/FRW (ICH6 Family) SMBus Controller (rev 04)
06:01.0 CardBus bridge: Texas Instruments PCIxx21/x515 Cardbus Controller
06:03.0 Network controller: Intel Corporation PRO/Wireless 2200BG (rev 05).... etcccc.....

I tried this site
but i can install ieee80211
[root@localhost ieee80211-1.1.14]# make
Checking in /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5 for ieee80211 components...
find: /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build/: No such file or directory
egrep: /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build//.config: No such file or directory
egrep: /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build//include/linux/autoconf.h: No such file or directory
find: /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build/: No such file or directory
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build M=/home/ploman/ieee80211-1.1.14 modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: *** [modules] Error 2

and th installation
[root@localhost ieee80211-1.1.14]# make install
make -C /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build M=/home/ploman/ieee80211-1.1.14 modules
make: *** /lib/modules/2.6.16-1.2133_FC5/build: No such file or directory. Stop.
make: *** [modules] Error 2

need recomendation of i page, or tutorial
Old 06-18-2006, 05:52 PM   #2
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A quick look over the link says to install kernel-devel that match your kernel. Have you done that yet?
That is what it is looking like to me with the errors being shown.
Run the command to see what is installed. Should be a kernel-devel that matches current running kernel.
rpm -qa | grep kernel


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